The wireless industry may soon feel the effects of the political earthquake reshaping power in Washington, as the likelihood of a T-Mobile, Sprint merger might have just increased thanks to the election of Republican Donald Trump, crn.com reports.
Trump’s administration is expected
to have markedly different regulatory policies than that of the Obama
administration, who squelched a potential merger of the two wireless
giants in August, 2014. “Four national wireless providers is good for
American consumers,” current FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said in a 2014
article published by the Wall Street Journal.
is expected to step down following Trump’s inauguration, and could
potentially be replaced by Jeffrey Eisenach, the telecom consultant who
is currently heading up the selection of new FCC members on Trump’s
transition team, Inside Towers has reported. Continue Reading